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MSNBC
Apr 19, 2010 6:00pm EDT
america to see. see, they're the base. they're old. they're angry. they're white. they're scared. they're misinformed. they watch fox. they live in the bullet-point culture. let me give you something real ease city to understand here tonight. if you're watching, you righties. barack obama has an "f" rating. meaning fail. suck. bad. an "f" rating from the brady campaign against gun violence. now, i want the informationally-challenged voters to listen very close to me when i say this tonight. that president obama does not want your gun, and i think you should understand that. he hasn't proposed a single thing that would infringe on your second-amendment rights. not one. not one thing. the more people that buy into this anti-government nonsense coming from the right, the cloclos cloclos closer we're going to get to another oklahoma city. if we face another anti-government attack like the one we saw 15 years ago i think we could spiral out of the control. there could be a lot of civil unrest in this country for no reason. only because we in the media seem to focus on this. and i'm doing it
MSNBC
Apr 29, 2010 6:00pm EDT
to america? you know, it's going to take hard enforcement. it's going to take tough security, and it's going to have to take an amnesty program that streamlines the process. i have to share this with you. pie wife and i this winter, we purchased a canadian fishing lodge because, well, i'm addicted to fishing. i just love it, you know. and this has been a real education for us trying to do business in another country. now, i am convinced -- i have nothing against the canadians, they are wonderful people, but, folks, we're supposed to get along. and we treat each other -- the canadians and the united states treat each other like we're criminals. we do. i foe -- i'm starting to feel how the mexican folks right now and there's so much red tape and there are so many hoops you have to jump through, it's almost easier to do it illegally. i know why they're coming across the border because there's just so much stuff you got to do to work with america, there's so much stuff you got to do with work with canadians. can't we have some international summit or should we say a summit of countries in this h
MSNBC
Apr 7, 2010 6:00pm EDT
on what they want to do for america. they got a lot of hat. they haven't got any cattle. get your cell phones out, folks. i guess you could say we could have fun with this one tonight. tonight's text survey question is, who do you think is a more dangerous psycho talker? sarah palin or michele bachmann? text "a" for palin, text "b" for bachmann to 622639. joining me now from minneapolis is mayor r.t. rye balk, also a democratic candidate for the governorship in the great state of minnesota. r.t., good to have you on tonight. i guess you could say that minnesota is ground zero now. this is now a national race. how do you think minnesotaens are going to respond to sarah palin getting 10,000 people to show up and spew out all the crazy stuff they've done all along? how are they going to respond to this? >> ed, we're the happiest people in america right now. every time sarah palin comes to down she drops more money here. remember that money she spent at kneeman marcus during the convention? the fact of the matter is, minnesota is an entertainment hub. prince, bob dylan, garrison keeler, mi
MSNBC
Apr 23, 2010 6:00pm EDT
rights powder keg ready to ignite all across america. >> i have instructed members of my administration to closely monitor the situation and exam the civil rights and implications of this legislation. but if we continue to fail to act at a federal level, we will continue to see misguided efforts opening up around the country. >> you can't deny it. immigration legislation has been a political land mine for politicians for years. >> i just want to make sure, do you, new york senator, support the new york governor's plan to give illegal immigrants a driver's license? you told the new hampshire paper is made a lot of sense. can you support his plan? >> you know, tim, this is where everybody plays gotchya. we have failed and george bush has failed. do i think this is the best thing for any governor to do? no. >> nobody has had the right answer for this for a long time. president obama made a promise to move on immigration reform. now he's got to live up to the promise. numbers clearly show that hispanics are the fastest growing ethnic group in the united states. they make up 46% of our popul
MSNBC
Apr 15, 2010 6:00pm EDT
into this new effort to change america and bring some corporate account tobability to america, s out there screaming? old white folks upset they will get taxed and they will lose their wealth. that's what this is all about. it's the republican disgruntled wing is what it is. tell me what you think about all of this. get a tech survey going. dial 1-877-ed-msnbc. my question tonight, is the tea party movement legitimate or a fringe group? press 1 for legitimate, press 2 for fringe group. i'll bring you the results later on in the show. you can join in on the conversation online by following me on twitter at wegoted. 1-800-743-cn joining me tonight, texas congressman, joe barton, glad to have you with me. >> glad to be with you. >> is this just the republican party in disguise? >> i don't think so. i think they're independent, concerned about the country. they're not any kind of official group of the republican party. the tea party people in my district, most of them are folks until just now haven't been politically active at all with either party. >> you think the majority of these fol
MSNBC
Apr 16, 2010 6:00pm EDT
for america. eric, good to have you on tonight. >> thanks for having me. >> i guess in all of my years of radio and television i've never seen an anchor of this stature in the industry make up something to cover his backside for a lie. is this an absolute test case plus "a"-positive story? >> look, you know, you might be able to compare his efforts to cover up the lie with, you know, with other folks at fox news, ed. that would be the only possible comparison. bill o'reilly even he kind of stands alone. just to show you how bad it is, you know, we did a little more digging and found out two days before -- two days before the final passage of the final bill, bill hemmer was pushing the same lie on fox news. and just this last saturday almost a month after the health care bill was signed into law we had folks on fox business network pushing the same lie. so it's beyond open and shut case. the takeaway here about bill o'reilly is, you know, he's tried to paint himself this year as kind of the reasonable voice and reasonable man. the truth is he's just the same old bill. >> well, you know,
MSNBC
Apr 27, 2010 6:00pm EDT
of south carolina. senator graham carries the flag for the america envisioned by the founding fathers. jefferson and madison would like this senator. he honors the institutions of our republic. kpimpllyfys republican government as it was meant to be. good faith negotiation, finally, just as important, action. we debate, find agreement, we act. i've watched senator graham on any number of issues since he came to congress on an impressive number of occasions. he's been the indispensable lawmaker. accepts his oath to make the best possible laws for this country of wide opinion and patriotic passions. worked for the past year to find a bill that would meet america's current and near-term energy needs and also the need for renewals down the road and shown courage to offer prudent concern for co 2 emissions. deal in a realistic way of people living and working in the country illegally but also insists on a system preventing the hires of illegal immigrants. comprehensive reform, joined by john kerry and joe lieberman elected as an independent, what good americanism looks like. graham recentl
MSNBC
Apr 20, 2010 6:00pm EDT
the first lawsuit is filed. america has to find the intestinal fortitude to address this issue, starting in washington, because this could be a slippery slope. arizona passes it, then there's going to be more states passing it. tell how this leads to a better understanding of the racists in this country. it simply does not. people have a short fuse fast if the wrong situation is put upon them. tell me what you think in our telephone survey tonight. the number to dial is 1-877-ed-mns. my question tonight is, what is more harmful to america? cops who racially profile? or illegal immigration? press the number 1 for cops who profile, press the number 2 for illegal immigration. we'll bring you the results later on in the show. >>> joining me now, reverend al sharpton, president of national action network. reverend, good to have you with us tonight. >> thank you, ed. >> is this a step backwards from what you see on the surface? >> absolutely it is. i think it is absolutely an attempt to legalize racial profiling. i mean, all one has to do is imagine if there was a lawyer in maine or vermont sa
MSNBC
Apr 28, 2010 6:00pm EDT
ignited a firestorm of controversy across america with copycat legislation on the way. the president put it this way -- >> you can imagine if you are hispanic-american in arizona, you're great grandparents may have been there before arizona was even a state. but now suddenly if you don't have your papers and you took your kid out to get ice cream, you're going to be harassed. that's something that could potentially happen. that's not the right way to go. >> you know, that sound bite really hit me. the magnitude of what the president just said. the president of the united states of america, just talked to people in a crowd saying you might be need something papers to stay legal in america. now the president is a constitutional scholar and a person of color. he is uniquely qualified and understands why this law is unamerican and racist. the story also has the attention of america's top law enforcement officials. he is attorney general mark holder. >> that law is an unfortunate one. i think that it is, i fear, subject to potential abuse and i'm very concerned about the wedge that it could d
MSNBC
Apr 21, 2010 6:00pm EDT
're having in america right now, have you noticed, everybody is an expert on illegal immigration. everybody knows what we have to do and we all sound tough, but i think as americans we need to understand that there is a real human element to all of this. the folks that are coming across the border want to go to a better country. they want to work for a living. they want to provide for their families. they might want to do everything you're doing with your life. and, yes, we are being overrun. the latest number shows by the department of homeland security that there are 460,000 illegal immigrants in arizona, or politically correct language, i should say that they are undocumented workers. we're afraid to have this conversation, aren't we? the fact is they are here in this country, and they are illegal. we have to do something about it. you can blame bush, you can blame obama. blame everybody because we've just never gotten this right as a country. we've never really had a concerted effort, okay, we're going to fix this. we have plenty of laws on the books, but for some reason we just exit wh
MSNBC
Apr 12, 2010 6:00pm EDT
's courage to vote that way? folks, when you lose your job and families across america know this, it's a crisis. when you lose your unemployment benefits it's an emergency. courageous isn't the "c" word i would use for coburn on this deal. how about coward? here he is today. >> if we pass this bill and we continue to pass more bills, not having made the tough choices, we are steaming toward a catastrophe. >> $9 billion, after all we've been through is going to ruin or fiscal house, you know? if senators like tom coburn think it's right to throw billions of dollars at iraq and spit on american workers they have many my opinion distorted priorities. let's get to the midterms. the party that ran on the slogan "america first," remember that? they need to start putting america first. if coburn is worried about paying the bills, he can go get it from the top 2% and the boys on wall street, can't he? get your cell phones out. i want to know what you think about this. tonight's text survey question is, does the federal government have a moral obligation to support our unemployed americans? t
MSNBC
Apr 9, 2010 6:00pm EDT
, "obama putting america on a path to decline." hannity says "he's nothing but a socialist." savage is in on it. gingrich, "obama the most radical president ever." the folks on the right are simply misguided and they're sore losers. it's radical in think about that. it's radical to get rid of the pre-existing condition? it's radical to get health care to 32 million more americans? it's radical to -- what do you say we stop losing 850,000 jobs every month. it's radical to have a stimulus package? it's radical to -- what do you say we cut the number of nuclear weapons with another superpower on the globe? what do you say we get along? i'll tell you who's radical. what's radical is the righties in this country who are trying to operate outside the electoral system. they're sore losers and now they want actually people to take up arms against one another in this country. now, there's a lot of positive things going on out there, folks. now, okay, i -- i'm guilty. i read the liberal newspaper, "the new york times," and we were traveling from laguardia today in new york to minneapolis. i j
MSNBC
Apr 13, 2010 6:00pm EDT
question tonight is, do you believe the rise in militias in america will lead to violence? press 1 for yes, 2 for no. results later on in the show. joining me now is oklahoma state senator, he is also republican candidate for governor in the state of oklahoma. senator, good to have you with us tonight. i appreciate your time on this subject. >> ed, thank you for inviting me to be on today. >> yes, sir. would you support a state militia, a state-authorized militia? would you support that? >> well, let me bring you a little civility to this conversation first of all and let you know what my comments were in this very large article written by the a.p. i simply reaffirmed our second amendment rights. i made a statement every one of us have the right to keep and bear arms. and there's a lot of people around this country that despise that thought and would love nothing more than to take those second amendment rights away from us. so i believe it's important that we do have this quiet revolution, like you called for during your monologue, and call the people back to a practical application of our
MSNBC
Apr 14, 2010 6:00pm EDT
of the mine workers of america. what did you make of what the congressman just said? >> congressman miller is my friend and champion of working class people. he was real leader back in 2006 to protect workers of this country and we thank him for his efforts. he's a dear friend of all working class people. >> are you convinced that congress is serious as a heart attack on this and we're going to get after it and he did say criminal -- so this is serious as it gets. it sounds like. what's your role in making sure that they follow through on this? >> let me just make a point if i might. i spoke yesterday at the afl-cio convention in the state of pennsylvania. large delegation there. this is what i said. don blankenship should be handcuffed, and led off to scale along with that full board and massey energy. they're nothing but cronies and yesmen for him to allow him to do what he's been doing. i fully support the congressman's efforts and i believe the entire labor movement is going to rally behind this. i want to thank my brothers and sisters in labor movement who have been so generous in the
MSNBC
Apr 22, 2010 6:00pm EDT
priority in their contract from america is protect the constitution. that's innovative. middle class voters worry about keeping their jobs and paying their bills, not some half-baked michelle bachmann conspiracy theory. she won't back off. in an interview with the hill, bachmann stood by her gangster government comment. she's a tea partier. when government comes in and decides who the winsers are and who the losers are and there's no recourse, that's what happened to 3400 dealerships across the country, that's one example of gangster government. >> please, those jobs were saved, the money is being returned because it was a loan and not a bailout. this is the kind of psycho talk they've got. that's why the tea party isn't going to go anywhere. a media hype thing. they have one mission. that is to stop barack obama at any cost and the progressive movement. their mission has failed miserably to date. for rupert murdoch to say he doesn't want november his people involved in any kind of political organization, that's not right for them, explain all the fund-raising your people are doing, mr. mur
MSNBC
Apr 26, 2010 6:00pm EDT
, for the first time this poll which has been taken for the past five years has people saying america's influence on the world is more positive than negative. the global standing of america is in the words of the polling company's chairman, clearly on the rise. obviously it's the obama effect. people like our president. in fact, he's the most popular leader in the world. so what are we going to do with this renewed world leadership? one thing we should do is lead. tonight we had james cameron on the show. he gave us "avatar," the most successful movie in history which tells what happens when the people of this planet exploited it so badly, abused natural resources to the breaking point and head to others worlds to find the mean of sustaining life. it's what happens when mankind abuses the habitat in which he was born. a half century ago an american statesman addressed this very issue. quote, we travel together, passengers on little space ship dependent on its vulnerable reserves of air and soil, all committed for our safety to its security and peace. preserve the from annihilation only by the car
MSNBC
Apr 8, 2010 6:00pm EDT
commercial has america talking. very controversial, i think. >>> first, this is the story that has me fired up last night and tonight and a long time until we get changes. remember ted kennedy said, when does the greed stop? great question. at this hour. there are still missing men in the upper big branch mine. rescue crews are frantically trying to find a way to save them. poisonous gases have filled the underground tunnel since monday's afternoon blast. and 25 families missing a loved one. this tragedy, i think, squarely sits on the desk of the ceo of massey energy and that's don bla blankensh blankenship. i think you ought to get to know this guy a little bit. last night, i was talking about the haves and have-nots and labor, blankenship is a right wing activist millionaire who sits on the boards of the u.s. chamber of commerce and national mining association. dozens of other active tunnel mines owned by this company, massey energy, have run up thousands of safety violations this year. 100s hundr hundreds of those citations have thousands of violations of methane build up. 41 other under
MSNBC
Apr 6, 2010 6:00pm EDT
boehner, you know, he agrees, i guess, with erick erickson's dark vision for america. sarah palin and michele bachmann, are you going to call this guy out tomorrow? i doubt it. that's what your rally is about tomorrow. i'm still holding my breath. this kind of rhetoric is accepted on the conservative right. they can say anything they want and get away with it and never get coulded on it. i never dreamed this country would be locked in such an ugly debate. the finger pointing is unbelievable. the conservatives have given us a daily dose of hate. day after day, hour after hour, the political discourse in this country all revolves around who is president of the united states and how he has brought change to washington, where the revolutionary idea of getting every american some basic health care. and we've hit rock bottom with our discourse. guys like erick erickson, not only saying it, but this guy is getting paid for it and he's on the best political team on television? cnn, you know what you need to do? you need to change your promo. tell me what you think about this one. our tele
MSNBC
Apr 5, 2010 6:00pm EDT
there is a classic. attack where you're weak. no single person in america, no single person in america with a microphone has done more when it comes to character assassination of the president than the drugster. rush is no victim. he spends three hours a day, five days a week electioneering against the president and democrats. here he is today. >> it is a regime. they're governing against the people. election be damned. public opinion be damned. the budget be damned. what the hell else is it if not a regime? >> this guy thinks the president did an interview to get him off his game. this is the man who wants president obama to fail. there has never been an attempt by the hate merchants on the right to engage democrats on ideas. screaming about socialism and government takeovers is getting the republicans absolutely nowhere fast. elected members of the gop really have gone to this guy on bended knee over and over again to kiss and make up if they did something wrong. rush wants to play the victim. he's the ring leader. there will be no real debate until there is a regime change in the co
MSNBC
Apr 29, 2010 6:30pm EDT
. the president of the united mine workers of america testified at a hearing. he joins us now, cecil roberts on "the ed show." thanks for joining us. unfortunately, it's becoming a habit to have you here talking about this. we knew this was going to happen. we just didn't know it was going to happen this fast. when are we going to turn the tide on worker safety in this country? >> well, i believe the senate on tuesday at a committee was very adamant about doing something about this problem and let me just say, ed, if i might, hearts and prayers of all the members across the country go out to the families of these two miners who lost their lives tragic di today. all the coal mining community mourns their loss. >> well, it is such a sad moment to see this ever happen, but to have it happen again. your take on this? what has to happen immediately? is there anything -- is the industry not willing to budge on the way it operates inside these mines? >> we have to have a number of thing, ed, and i said this at the hearing on tuesday. we have to have good laws, those laws have to be obeyed. those la
MSNBC
Apr 1, 2010 6:00pm EDT
will believe it. they have one strategy, play to the gullible folks of america. all of the shows do it, make money scaring people about socialism and mr. intellectual honesty, sean hannity has spent the last 14 months lying about virtually every aspect of the health care bill. sarah palin, she will fit in right at home with this new show. she's lying about death panels and obama palling around with terrorists. she's never been big on details, has she? she didn't even care enough to interview people, yes, for her own first show. now, this show goes right to the heart of what fox news and sarah palin are all about, just throw it out there, no matter if it's right or wrong, remember, palin, always has a reality show coming out. she has no idea what reality is, yet in the midst of all of this fabrication about sarah palin, bill o'reilly is saying that we hire bad people here at msnbc? it's interesting this show is coming out now because i've been on this program for exactly a year, this is my week's anniversary, some righties thought i wouldn't last six weeks, i lasted 12 months and i'm happy ab
MSNBC
Apr 30, 2010 6:00pm EDT
uncomfortable with this and i'm so afa faamazed we're l in america in 2010 and this is actually going through. >> well, this law in arizona, gallup poll is showing now that it's pretty popular. of the 78% of the people who have heard of it, 51% favor it. 39% oppose it. david, don't you think that's a very low number? 11% with no opinion? >> look, this in is a hot-button issue has been for a long time. one after another, rational enforcement measures have been passed then voided. what happened to the border fence, the virtual fence, the real i.d. card? they were enacted and abandoned. people rightly suspect the authorities are not interested in enforcing these laws and they need action, especially in arizona which has been hit by a wave of crime because of the reach of immigrant drug gangs into phoenix, which has become a major center of drug crime and kidnapping and also by the tragic murder of the rancher at the end of last month who discovered illegals possibly with drugs crossing his property, confronted them, they killed him. >> it calls for a national identification card. how do you thin
MSNBC
Apr 6, 2010 3:00am EDT
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Apr 8, 2010 3:00am EDT
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